Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Only Transitions You’ll Ever Need | Videomaker.com

There are only two transitions you’ll ever need: a cut and a dissolve. Your video editing program comes with all sorts of them, from star wipes, to page peels, to cube spins, but you can spend your entire life as an editor only using cuts and dissolves; most pros tend to look down on anything fancier as intrusive and tacky. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t circumstances where the unusual, or even the outrageous, is called for.

Source: The Only Transitions You’ll Ever Need | Videomaker.com

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5 Editing Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making | Videomaker.com

We are creatures of habit. It’s our habits that allow us to develop routines which increase our efficiency and enable us to be more productive. But there’s a flipside to the habitual coin; one where habits drive us into a rut; where our repeated patterns of behavior do more harm than good. Bad editing habits are easy to fix and the easiest way to solve the problem is to identify where it starts.

Source: 5 Editing Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making | Videomaker.com

Color Correction Tutorial: Tips & Tricks! – YouTube

How to make Stylized Film Titles! – YouTube

How to Make a Trailer! – YouTube

Learn How To Make A DCP | Jonny Elwyn – Film Editor

Learn How To Make A Digital Cinema Package Learning how to make a Digital Cinema Package can be a complex and confusing process, but an increasingly essential one for colorists, editors and post-pr…

Source: Learn How To Make A DCP | Jonny Elwyn – Film Editor

What File Formats Are Best For What?

Found one. Needs a little editing, but 98% is pretty right on:

http://library.rice.edu/services/dmc/guides/video/VideoFormatsGuide.pdf

 

Pre-edit Tasks | Videomaker.com

Before you start laying footage on your timeline, there are some pre-edit tasks that can help streamline your workflow. Narrow down your footage to the good stuff and save yourself time when you finally get started. Next Lesson: Single and Multi-Application Video Workflows.

Source: Pre-edit Tasks | Videomaker.com

Photoshop Lab Colors: color correction in no time | Udemy

Learn how to work with Lab color mode in Photoshop and gain new level of control of your colors

Source: Photoshop Lab Colors: color correction in no time | Udemy

Typography for Motion Graphic Design | Videomaker.com

The written word is still the primary vehicle of choice for mass communication. However, words are no longer bound to the printed page. Numerous forms of digital communication are dependent on typography. Video is no different. Image and sound are at the heart of video, but the explosive growth of motion graphics is still dependent on the centuries’ old art of typography.

Source: Typography for Motion Graphic Design | Videomaker.com